There are 361 COVID-19 cases in hospital in Victoria – with 23 active cases in ICU, including 11 on a ventilator, and an additional 26 cleared cases in ICU.
5,913,924 vaccine doses have been administered by Victoria’s state-commissioned services, with 7,078 administered yesterday at state-run centres. 344 of the doses administered yesterday were for children aged 5 to 11 years.
55.6 per cent of Victorians aged 18 and over have had three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 93.8 per cent of Victorians aged 12 and over have had two doses. 54.2 per cent of Victorians aged between 5 and 11 years have had one dose.
5,611 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded yesterday. This includes:
- 4,104 who tested positive on a Rapid Antigen Test
- 1,507 who returned a positive result on a PCR test.
Sadly, the Department was notified yesterday of three deaths of people aged in their 80s and 90s.
This brings the total number of deaths in Victoria since the pandemic began to 2,379.
There are 45,278 active cases in Victoria.
11,220 PCR tests were processed yesterday. The total number of PCR tests performed in Victoria since the pandemic began is 19,355,856.
From today, Victorians aged 18 and over will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccine Novavax through selected state-run centres as well as GPs and pharmacies - providing another option for the small number of Victorians still waiting for their first or second dose. For more information visit .
Links and contacts
- your positive Rapid Antigen Test or find more information about
- Follow your COVID Checklist if you or you are a of someone with COVID-19
- Get your vaccine through GPs or community pharmacies through the
- Get information on and getting the right support for your symptoms
- See where and how you can get at state-run centres
- Find your nearest
- Current for living and working in Victoria
- Financial is available if you have to isolate after a test
- View Victoria’s
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also call the Victorian Aboriginal COVID Information Line on 1800 312 911. Callers will speak with Aboriginal staff who can answer questions about COVID-19 and direct them to relevant support services. The information line is open from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week.
Reviewed 21 February 2022